Cobham Plc offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems across commercial, defence and security markets. It operates through four segments: Cobham Aerospace & Security, Cobham Defence Systems, Cobham Mission Systems and Cobham Aviation Services. The Cobham Aerospace and Security segment provides end-to-end avionics and communication equipment, law enforcement and national security solutions, and satellite communication equipment for land, sea and air applications. The Cobham Defence Systems segment supplies critical technology for network centric and intelligence operations, moving information around the digital battlefield with customized and off-the-shelf solutions for people and systems to communicate on land, sea and air. The Cobham Mission Systems segment provides safety and survival systems for extreme environments, nose-to-tail refuelling systems and wing-tip to wing-tip weapons carriage and release equipment for fast jets, transport aircraft and rotor craft, and remote controlled robots and fully-equipped bomb disposal vehicles for homeland security and military applications. The Cobham Aviation Services segment delivers outsourced aviation services for military and civil customers worldwide through military training, special mission flight operations, outsourced commercial aviation and aircraft engineering. The company was founded by Alan John Cobham in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, the United Kingdom.